Burghound Symposium

Burghound Symposium 2018

We are thrilled to be able to now launch for sale our 2018 Allen Meadows Burghound Symposium. This intense, but varied collection of masterclasses and dinner events, combines fun with the chance to gain or to deepen your understanding of Burgundy. We will fly leading Burgundy critic and writer Allen Meadows (and “Mrs. Burghound" too!) to Shanghai and Hong Kong to lead all of the events in this programme.

Allen Meadow’s 2018 China programme is exclusive to The Fine Wine Experience.

There is much to learn about this complex yet rewarding fine wine region of Burgundy. Allen’s expertise, his complete fluency in the subject, and his ability to teach, to lead, and to moderate discussion offer much to both the novice and the experienced aficionado.

We have also spent many months meticulously sourcing just the right bottles – the right vineyards, vintages, and domaines with the right provenance – to show top level Burgundy in its diversity and depth.

Hedonism and learning combined! 

The programme takes in a range of subjects with a nicely varied selection of cuisines at leading Shanghai and Hong Kong dining venues. Yet all this is scheduled within a short enough space of time, that both locals and international guests alike can schedule any selection of events, or indeed the entire programme into their diaries.
This year we are joined by leading Burgundians — Marit Lindal and Christophe Perrot-Minot (Domaine Perrot-Minot), and Prune and Antoine Amiot-Servelle (Domaine Amiot-Servelle) who will join Allen in leading their domaine-specific events.
The headline summary of events is listed below. Download the full programme with wine list and details or read it online here.

Many of these events are very small in scale, so we recommend you book as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

For Hong Kong we also offer special hotel rate Deluxe Peak View Room at Island Shangri-la Hotel for HKD 2,550+10% service charge per night. This offer is subject to availability and only valid for bookings made through The Fine Wine Experience for the participants of Burghound Symposium 2018 events, please contact us via events@finewineexperience.com or +852 2803 0753 for booking.

Meanwhile, feel free to read about Linden's reviews on our pervious Burghound Symposium events:

Domaine Denis Mortet Chambertin Grand Cru Dinner (2017)
Domaine Claude Duagt Chames-Chambertin & Griotte-Chambertin Dinner (2017)
1996 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Assortment Case Dinner (2016)
Chambolle Musigny &  Masterclasses with Allen Meadows (2015)
The Ultimate Richebourg Dinner with Allen Meadows (2015)
White Burgundy: Best of the Best Lunch with Allen Meadows (2015)

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2018 BURGHOUND SYMPOSIUM SHANGHAI - MASTERCLASS: The Premier Crus of Vosne-Romanée with Allen Meadows (DAY 2)
Date Saturday 14 April 2018
Time 14:00 - 15:30
Venue Sheraton Grand Shanghai Pudong Hotel
(38 Pujian Road, Tang Qiao, Pudong Xinqu, Shanghai, China, 200127)
Ticket HKD 2,200 or RMB 1,880 per seat

2018 BURGHOUND SYMPOSIUM SHANGHAI - MASTERCLASS: The Premier Crus of Vosne-Romanée with Allen Meadows (DAY 2)

It’s one of the great fascinations of fine Burgundy that in so small an area as the vineyards belonging to one village, there can be such discernable differences of style and character one vineyard to another. This study becomes especially interesting when that village is The Pearl of the Côte itself, Vosne-Romanée, the subject of Allen Meadow’s seminal book of the same name. In this masterclass Allen will teach us the qualities and expressions of 11 different premier cru vineyards of Vosne-Romanée. All of the wines are from 2011, so we will not be distracted by differences of vintage, and leading domaines for each vineyard have been carefully selected to show each vineyard at its best. This class is an enriching opportunity to gain a much deeper understanding of Vosne-Romanée from a true master of the subject.

Event wine list

Vintage Wine Bottle size Score
2011 Domaine Sylvain Cathiard - Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru ‘En Orveaux’ 750ml BH90-93
2011 Domaine Dujac - Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru ‘Les Beaumonts’ 750ml BH92
2011 Domaine Méo Camuzet - Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Les Chaumes’ 750ml BH90-92
2011 Domaine Jean Grivot - Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru ‘Les Rouges’ 750ml BH90-93
2011 Domaine Lamarche - Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru ‘La Croix Rameau’ 750ml BH89
2011 Domaine Arnoux - Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru ‘Reignots’ 750ml BH92
2011 Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat - Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru ‘Les Suchots’ 750ml BH92
2011 Domaine Georges Noëllat - Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru ‘Petits Monts’ 750ml --
2011 Domaine d’Eugénie - Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru ‘Aux Brûlées’ 750ml BH91
2011 Domaine du Clos Frantin - Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru ‘Les Malconsorts’ 750ml BH91-94
2011 Domaine Michel Gros - Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru ‘Clos des Réas’ 750ml BH91-93

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